Skip to main content

About your Search

20120901
20120930
STATION
WJLA (ABC) 81
LANGUAGE
English 81
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 81
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
after the united states ambassador to libya was killed. >> the list of yemen -- en route protesters stormed the gates there. >> >> just as united states officials feared, the unrest in the middle east has spread. in the capital today, hundreds of angry demonstrators burned the american flag and stormed the united states embassy compound. there were able to breach usually tight security around the embassy to get on to the grounds. a senior obama administration official says the protests seem to be motivated by a film. the film is on youtube. it depicts the profit muhammed as a womanizer. >> it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and to promote rage. >> in cairo, protesters again -- outside the united states embassy. they fired tear gas. >> we certainly hope and expect that there will be steps taken to avoid violence. >> in libya, a very different scene. yesterday, people took to the streets not to protest, but to grieve. on tuesday, militants stormed their. four americans were left dead. including j. christopher stevens. >> this is tragic that he di
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am EDT
the contrary. the outpouring of sympathy and support for ambassador stevens and for the united states, the governor of libya, and the people on the streets saying, how pained they are about this is much more reflective of the sentiment toward the united states than heavily armed mobsters. >> that's the case in libya. but not the case in egypt. since you brought up president morsi. let me get some clarification. president obama was asked about the relationship with egypt on wednesday and this is what he said. >> i don't think that we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them an enemy. they're a new government trying to find its way. >> the united states has sent billions of dollars of u.s. taxpayer money to egypt over the last few decades and, by definition, as you know, according to the state department, egypt is a major non-nato ally of the united states. why would president obama say that egypt is not an ally? >> well, first of all, the president has been very clear. everybody understands, that relationship remains the same and the president wasn't signaling any change
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the united states of america. >> all over the world, every day, america's diplomats and development experts risk their lives, because they believe that the united states must be a force for peace and progress in the world. >> joan than karl, abc news, washington. >>> now for the bigger picture we turn to christiane amanpour who reported from this region for year, one os p front loointds for years during the arab spring. what do you know about whether is al qaeda. >> clearly intelligence and security forces are looking into that. we don't know and i've been cautioned not to say it is al qaeda yet. they're still looking for exact wloi is responsible. >> and today we were struck by something secretary of state clinton said. i think a lot of americans have been saying the same thing. how could this happen? show posed this question if a country we helped liberate? what does this say now about americans in this region? >> i can imagine so many americans feel really desperate wondering precisely that question. the good new, diane, if there can be any in this, second clinton said this say small and
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
. afge,re information about visit afge.org. >> the united states ndemns outrageous and shocking attack. week, fr americans die hitsti-american violence the middle east. >> an apology primerica values is never the right course. the ramificatio of the chicago's teacher strike. this is a strike of c choice. it is the wrong choice for the ildren. pennsylvania, challenging law. >> er i.d. it is a crinal defense against dedemocracy. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> someone releases a crudely anti-muslim video before americans died in libya. protesters stormed the american embassies in egypt and yemen. suddenly, thee c campaign is no economy but the president conducts foreign policy. the administration was wrong stateme supplies had breached who embassy in egypt instead of condemning their actions. >> governor romney seems to have first and to shoot and later. president, i have learned you cannot do that. the american embassy in cairo the continuinged misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings muslims. at 10:15 a.m., a crowd began to outside the c
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 6:30pm EDT
against the united states, the ones citing that anti-islam film seemed to be waning, but there is a new target in france. a satire cal magazine, mocked the united states. and 22 schools are csed as a precaution against violence at france. >>> now we head to the golf where high stakes car games are under way. the u.s. placed an unmistakable signal to iran. abc's nick schriffen tells about about it. nic. >> reporter: diane, we're sailing on the nuclear powered uss eisenhower, and we're only about 50 miles from iran. never before has the u.s. flexed so much muscle so close to iran. more jets, ships and nations taking part than ever before. the u.s. has sent two aircraft carriers into this region and each one has more than 40 of these -- these are f-18 fighter jets that could reach thousands of miles into iranian air space. to give you a sense of how big this buildup is, each of these carriers has more firepower than the entire iranian air force. it's a blunt warning to iran, don't follow through on a threat to close the strait of hormuz, where one-fifth of all the world's oil passes. if is
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. this was his eighth and final speech as president of iran. he did not mention the united states by name. >> the centers of power have entrusted themselves to the devil immigrants -- ignorance and discrimination in every part of the world. >> the united states and israel say there is a cover for weapons. >> new at 6:00 one student was walking to school two weeks ago when he was shot and killed, marckel ross, and his murder is still on the loose. >> this will -- this will start about one hour from now, and this is the second time the prince george's county police have met with parents and students here at central high school. they are looking for any information that could lead to unrest and students said they would like to see the same -- that could lead to an arrest. >> this still has a big effect on the school because he was a big part of it. he was really popular. >> he was also a member of the rotc program. they say it is frustrating to hear about no arrest yet. >> it is kind of irritating to the people who really knew him. >> but he is not the only one of questions surrounding the m
ABC
Sep 15, 2012 12:00am EDT
for president of the united states. thank you. united states. thank you. >> "ji >> jimmy, i'm been moving to ask you, can i get some time off? >> jimmy: why? >> i think i'm going to win the ford fusion nascar contest on random acts of fusion.com. >> jimmy: i didn't understand any of that. what would you win? >> tickets to a race, v.i.p. access -- >> jimmy: v.i.p. access? >> and a ride around the track with trevor bayne. >> jimmy: i don't know, guillermo. i really need you here at the show. who would read the teleprompter? what would you do if you were in my shoes? >> let's switch and i'll show you. >> jimmy: okay, all right. let's switch seats. >> all right, here. put this on. so, you're going to be me and i'm going to be you, okay? >> jimmy: okay. all right. >> so, guillermo, i hear you want some time off to win the ford fusion nascar contest. >> jimmy: si. >> how -- how would you put yourself into my shoes? >> jimmy: i don't know how i would put myself into your shoes. >> i'm sorry, guillermo, you can go. you're the best. i'm a dumbass and you're the best. >> jimmy: well, hold on. you're not a
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
minister netanyahu has suggested he wants more of a clear red line from the united states. what's your red line with iran? >> my red line is iran may not have a nuclear weapon. iran is a nuclear nation, is unacceptable to the united states of america. >> president obama said exactly the same thing. he said it's unacceptable for iran to have a nuclear weapon. your red line is the same as his. >> i laid out what i would do to keep iran from reaching that red line. crippling sanctions need to be put in place. when dissidents took to the streets of tehran, the president was silent. in addition, i think ahmadinejad should have been indicted for incitation to genocide. >> but your red line going forward is the same? >> and recognize that when one says that it's unacceptable to the united states of america, that that means what it says. >> you mentioned president obama's likability. we had a poll question this week, asking who would you rather have dinner with. right now, president obama is beating you by about 19 points on that. try and convince people that they're wrong. bring us inside. what w
ABC
Sep 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
. chairman and nomination for presideent of the united states. >> this week on "inside waington," the grand old party makes itfficial. >> joined mitt romney and me. let's s give this effort everything we have. >> a look at the supporting cast. >> this man ll not let us down. >> tonight, i saenough. hope and change has become divide and conquer. >> when somebody does not do their job, w've got to let them go. >> where does this party go from here? >> over the long haul republicans need to be more respecectful of voters they are trying t to attract >> the 2012 republican national convention in tampa serve up no surprises except perhaps for clint etwoo's rambling performance in the key 10:00 hour thursday night but conventions rarely do surprises anymore. this was mittt romney's major opportunity to sell themselves to the american people. >> in america, we we do not apopologize for success. what america needs is jobs -- lots of jobs. you knowhere is something wrong with the kind of job he has done as president withh whe best feeling you hadas the day you voted for him. >> ok, you were in tampa
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-- the american government announced a. >> the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video. >> hillary clinton also called upon governments to stop the violence resulting from the video. >> any responsible leader should be standing up now and a drawing that line. >> no act of violence shapes the rabat -- a result of the united states of america. >> the latest protests began less than a day after u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans were killed. >> he really cared about the people there -- he was trying to help. >> his family members and the loved ones of the other victims are trying to come to terms with their violent deaths. >> we ask for privacy during this time as we grieve for our friends. my brother, our brother our son, our american hero. >> tonight, the obama administration is denying reports out of a british newspaper that says the state department had evidence 48 hours before the attacks that the embassies could be targeted. an official is quoted as saying the information is absolutely wrong. >> thank you, tom. the state
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the case i technicality. >> coming up, 13 pounds of cocaine smuggled into the united states agreed will tell you where it's headed and why the man who brought it all were sent home. >> have we seen the last of the rain? we have your forecast. >> the game tonight has been postponed. i have the latest on the new schedule. everybody has seen the play. today, we talk with josh morgan. president obama: i'm barack obama and i approve... this message. anncr: he keeps saying it... mitt romney: this president cannot tell us that you're... better off todayhan when he took office. anncr: w..ell... here's where we wewere in 2008... tv anncr: the worst financial collapse... since the great depression... tv anncr: american workers were laid off in numbers not seen... in over three decades. anncr: and here's where we are today... thirty months of private sector job growth. creating 4.6 million new jobs. we're not there yet. but the real question is: whose plan is better for you? the president's plan asks millionaires... to pay a little more... to help invest in a stro
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
antonio willing, to the united states congress. my family story isn't special. what is special is the america that makes our story possible. ours is a nation like no other, a place where great journeys can be made in a single generation, no matter who you are or where you come from, the past is always forward. america didn't become the land of opportunity by accident. my grandmother's generation and generations before, always saw beyond the horizons of their own lives and their own circumstances, they believe that opportunity created today would lead to prosperity tomorrow. that's the country they envisioned and that's the country they helped build. the roads and bridges they built, the schools and universities they created, the rights they fought for and won. these open the doors to a decent job, a secure retirement, a chance for your children to do better than you did, and that's the middle class, the engine of our economic growth. with hard work, everybody ought to be able to get there, and with hard work, everybody ought to be able to stay there. and go beyond. the dream of
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 11:35pm EDT
states. i am fighting for the united states of america. [applause] i do not believe in just looking for businesses, workers, poor.esses, rich, or fou i will look out for everybody. >> i know you heard the president said something unusual this week. said, he said he cannot fix washington from the inside. that can only be done from the outside. we will give him a chance on november 6 to do that. [laughter] moreth canada's have a lot the biging to do before day. >> as the weekend got underway, romney delivered his much awaited 2011 income tax return show he paid about 14% in taxes last year. what impact, if any, will that have on the race? that started with a discussion earlier tonight. >> i think it plays into the narrative of mitt romney where campaign says he does understand the struggles of average falls, but he has a tax rate than most folks pay. s making allhe i money, he does not get it. sharenot paying his fair he does not understand the economic struggles most folks are facing. he paid 14.1% in tax returns. he mentioned the 47% last week. and another percentage in ohio, virgin
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. anger against the united states continues to grow about the film the muslims say mocks the prophet mohammed. two marines were killed in afghanistan. six fighter jets were destroyed. there were riots at the u.s. embassy in jakarta indonesia. we will take a look at the wave of violence at 6:00. >> a local veteran is back on trial for the murder of his roommates, also an iraqi veteran. brad is live with what happened. >> closing arguments are an opportunity for lawyers to sum up the story they believe the evidence tells for the jury. today, they have gone more than six hours, almost unheard of. then again they seem to not be in a rush. it has taken six years to get to this point. it started in september of 2006 in a gaithersburg apartment shared by two former army rangers just home from war. a gunshot rang out. 22-year-old michael mcclain -- mcqueen was dead, shot in the head. his roommate told police an intruder did it. then he changed his story and said it was suicide. smith told police in a panic he threw the gun in a lake. in large part because of the changing story smith was char
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 6:30pm EDT
in the united states of america/hypocrisy. i hate the oppression of the usa and i would love to do something that would hurt it from the inside." his target, according to investigators, a packed downtown bar friday night. the co-owner of cal's bar and liquors told abc he believes his bar was the target. the location matches the description in the affidavit. authorities say daoud parked his jeep jerky with what he believed was a bar, walked away and then planned to detonate the device. that's when the fbi pounced. according to court papers he prepared a book report saying osama wasn't crazy for wanting to destroy america. this superpower killed millions of people. the teenager grew up and still lived with his parents on this quiet block in illinois today. parents did not want to answer questions. >> you have no message to get across? >>. >> reporter: and his fear is on emotional wreck and describes him as confused -- >>> thank you so much alex perez reporting from chicago tonight. and we move next to the presidential election, 50 days until "your voice your vote." last week the president was
ABC
Sep 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
>>> good morning and welcome to "this week." >>> the president of the united states. >> obama on offense. >> the path we offer may be harder but it leads to a better place and i'm asking you to choose that future. >> the president and his party make their pitch. >> we believe that we're all in this together is a far better philosophy than you're on your own. >> ask osama bin laden if he's better off now than he was four years ago? >> this man has soul in his heart, has compassion in his heart and a spine of steel. >> did obama convince voters that he deserves to be rehired? with less than two months to go, what will define the final sprint and break this election deadlock? >> we'll ask our headliner, congressman paul ryan. >> we'll win this debate. >>> plus, newark mayor cory booker and tea party favorite rand paul join our powerhouse roundtable with george will, cokie roberts and paul krugman. >>> hello again. the conventions are done. debates are coming. new polls show a bit of a bounce for the democrats. but friday's mediocre's jobs report may be camp that down. >> when our
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
notified congress of it today. secretary clinton says the united states will continue robust campaign of diplomatic military -- diplomatic, d other sanctions on to initiate a violent attacks. >> the 11th anniversary of 9/11 remembered that each of y scheduled services that day. the and trendy in of the theedrals as part of ministry is to help the steel and move past tragedy of 9/11. >> a local musician goes to jail in drug charges. his neighbors are already he getsabout the day out. an emotional day for the of 92-year-old woman stabbed to death in her home. living next to the man who turned are to be her killer. doug hill. north of the area, heavy thunderstorms trekking in. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient. this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not betteoff under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty housand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts fo
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. >> reporter: on tuesday, 20 militants, firing ought matting weapons and rocket propelled grenades stormed the american consulate in benghazi. the main building of the consulate was quickly on fire. at least four of the americans are believed to have died from smoke inhalation. no one was shot. for more than five hours, after the attack, the state department could not confirm ambassador stevens' whereabouts. his body was not recovered for 12 hours. >> libyans helped some of our diplomats find safety and carried ambassador stevens' body to the hospital where we trajically learned that he had died. >> reporter: the president emphasized the libya attack was carried out by a rogue group of militants and won't damage the u.s. relationship with the libyan government which vowed its cooperation. a terror group affiliated with al qaeda claimed responsibility for the attack. officials believe it was a pre-planned attack, possibly timed to the september 11th anniversary. and not linked to an anti-muslim fil
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, and face the future undaunted and. and we will do it together. >> of the united states of america will never retreat. we will never stop working for the dignity and freedom that every person deserves. whatever their faith. >> intentions are still high as an anti-american protests continue. soldiers are on standby to defend u.s. citizens. in egypt, protesters clashed with police. two were killed as protesters stormed the gate in the capital city. this was the scene outside the american embassy in london, demonstrations fuelled by the release of an amateur film. protesters say the movie denigrates the prophet muhammed. >> the producer has been identified it 55-year-old egyptian christian living in california who wrote the film while in jail for bank fraud charges. >> " the dick is calling for peace in the middle east and he begins in lebanon. anti-american protests and led the dawn, police opened fire. lebanese authorities have suspended permits a separate government officials bodyguards and there confiding the pope's visit to a central lebanon and northern christian areas. go for t
ABC
Sep 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
. so long as i am commander in chief, the united states will never tolerate efforts to harm our fellow americans. >> some say that tuesday's attack was planned. >> it was deliberate. i was given enough details of this by witnesses. >> they have no evidence that the attack was premeditated. but the scene of the first protest gives hope that other demonstrations will follow suit. >> that here at home, it has been nearly three weeks since the maryland teenager was found shot to death in her bedroom. police are stepping up their efforts to track down her killer. amber stanley was killed on august 22 inside her kettering home. so far, police have not been able to find out who committed the shocking crime. yesterday morning, federal officers visited the marlborough shopping officecenter. >> we're doing what we need to do to make sure this comes to a close. somebody saw something. >> there is a $25,000 reward being offered for information that leads to unrest. >> the man accused of murdering a catholic university graduate student in 2010 was found guilty of murder this week. eric forman was 1
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 12:00am EDT
nomination for president of the united states. thank you. [ applause ] sorry, i was watching c-span all day. you know, this democratic national convention wraps up in charlotte tonight. there were a lot of speeches, touting president obama's accomplishments since he took office and osama bin laden is dead and the oil industry has pulled through pretty well. but in 2008 there was no snooki and no honey boo boo. snooki even had a child and someone has to be held accountable. that's my take on this. former president clinton made an impression last night with his speech. he's a great public speaker. a lot of his speech was improvis improvised, but he does the trick where he imagines everybody in the audience is naked, except hillary. [ laughter ] mrs. clinton watched her husband's speech via computer. this photograph has been widely circulated online today. they seem so happy together when they're not together, don't they? [ laughter ] it gave me a sense of noft algia to see clinton on stage speaking like that. when he was president, the biggest problem we had was ross and rachel were going to
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 6:30pm EDT
" the question is this, how does the united states stop iran from getting a nuclear weapon and taunting both of the candidates from the sidelines, the president of iran, mahmoud ahmadinejad is in new york, he's at the united nation. also abc's barbara walters will be here because she spoke with the president and mrs. obama but first, abc white house correspondent jake tapper at the united nations with what happened there. jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. today's political back and forth represents the highest of stakes with president obama coming to the united nations meeting with leaders for the annual meeting of the general assembly. as president obama arrived in new york city today, mitt romney is focused on comments the president made to "60 minutes" about whether the recent events in the islam world gave the president pause about the arab spring movement. the president said no. >> i'm sure there will be bumps in the road. >> reporter: in pueblo, colorado the the republican nominee down played the president. >> he said the phelps in the middle east were bumps in the road. yeah, th
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
out and that could be -- that could become nadine. no threat to the eastern united states. temperatures all over the east are into the '60s and '70s. there is the nasty front heading out to sea. the overall pattern is building a bridge over us which means high pressure and dry air. as we go through the nighttime hours, the cloud will dissipate. look at the morning low temperatures. it will actually be lower than this. probably in to the high 40's. a warm sweater for the youngsters heading out to school. once again the afternoon temperatures are ideal. low humidity and the pattern continues to march night. when you get up, head out to work tomorrow morning temperatures are in the mid '40's. even the folks into southern maryland, you will see in the high 40's. a delightful day with temperatures near 80. that will be the story heading into the week. the next risk of showers not until saturday. we will keep you posted as we always have. you can also check out of the skies. we have a whole page of our sky cameras and it will be beautiful blue skies all over the
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
of the united states drinking iced tea and chomping on nicorette. ah. >> did you offer him a cigarette? >> i did not. i did not. he -- nor did he ask for one. >> by that time i quit smoking but, you know, i was making sure he had an ashtray, you know, you know, he had a sip of wine so i'm feeling fairly optimistic. >> reporter: as days go by a blizzard of paper between two, counternumbers and looks close, a combination of tax cuts and government programs and tax increases. a magic formula. so what happens? well, 12 days before the deadline, the president makes a phone call to boehner asking for still more revenue, $400 billion. was it a question or was it a demand? it blows the deal sky high and in the end, it comes down to he said/he said. >> i want to be very emphatic here, at no point did i say, john, take it or leave it. >> his position is he was not saying, i have to have it, he was saying, i want you to consider it. >> no, no, no, no. hold on. no, no, no, no, no. i need $400 billion more revenue. i need. >> reporter: boehner is livid and worried about the fractious rebels in the tea party.
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
stevens. chris won friends for the united states in far-flung places. he made those people's hopes his own. during the revolution in libya, he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tirnt. >> reporter: she spoke of all those lost when the benghazi consulate was attacked by armed militants. sean smith, the technology specialist, who leaved two young children behind. tyrone woods, a former navy s.e.a.l., the father of three little boys. and his fellow former s.e.a.l., glen doherty, a beloved son and brother. >> we've seen rage and violence directed at american embassies over an awful internet video that we had nothing to do with. it is hard for the american people to makes sense of that because it is senseless. >> reporter: but the message of today was not just of grief. it was resolve. >> so, we will wipe away our tears, stiffen our spines and face the future undaunted. >> reporter: indeed, the state department is in crisis mode, sending additional security to embassies around the world. david? >> martha, thank you. and martha, as you know, the reason for all of that conce
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
hundreds demonstrated outside the consulate. protesters want the united states to punish the people behind the film. funeral services today from one of the four people who died in last week's attack at the consulate in benghazi, libya. the former navels sea seal. libyan authorities say they arrested several people in connection with the attack. inistration is responding to charges the consulate attack in the deal was premeditated. the why houseo back of libyan claims that it was claimed. the say it appears to have been sparked by an anti islam film. he talked about the attack with a late night host david letterman. >> the reality is the ambassador chris stevens, he was on the person who was first in libya and help to advise us and liberating libya from gaddafi the former dictator. so, this was a guy who was actually beloved by the vast majority of libyans. >> do you bogus files to find those responsible. the film that spark this has been barred in several countries. >> police say a man wrote he was watching kids and would not mind telling them. authority said they found several guns in thi
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 2:35am EDT
in the united states. >> reporter: the hackers have not been able to steal any money in these attacks or disrupt financial markets. but authorities fear the next j generation of wide scale cyberadults could be far more devastating. to be clear no money has been stolen yet. many people trying to bank online could not for a time get access to their accounts. you can see how that could make it difficult for a small business. so that's why tonight the government is work sowing hard to locate and block these ongoing attacks. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >>> now to politics and 39 days until the election. but a lot of people don't have to wait until november 6. the first votes in the 2012 presidential election have been cast. early balloting got under way in iowa. president obama has three fundraisers in washington tonight. after spending yesterday in virginia, where he hammered away at mitt romney's comments about the 47%. meanwhile, the republican challenger also spent the day in virginia focusing on the economy and new numbers showing growth is slower than we thought. after campaigning in p
ABC
Sep 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
remarks that he made about the state of the country. when asked on "face the nation," was the united states better off than four years ago, the maryland governor said no. republicans jumped on the commons, but he went on cnn this morning to clarify. >> we are clearly better off as a country, because we are now creating jobs rather than losing them. soledad, we have not recovered all that we lost in the bush recession. that is why we need to continue to move forward. >> o'malley will many speakers at the democratic national convention. many people today are enjoying the labor day holiday with celebrations all across the d.c. metro area. the town greensville posted a 67 annual labor day parade this morning. a little something for everyone to enjoy out there. beauty quee including miss greenbelt, and floats as well. still to come a deer in the deep end of the pool. and hundreds turned out to keep heroes goodbye to a navy seal killed in -- to give my heroes goodbye to an abc killed in afghanistan and made a differenc -- what made a difference in pa >> a suicide attack on the u.s. governm
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in the pledge e, the most poignant moment. >> i pledge allegiance to the e united states of america. >> the president, vice president, and their wives will to ottawa today and florida weekend, or the future of is at the top of the of voter concerns. abc news, new hampshire. keep it on abc 7 to stay informed on the issues in this election. go one-on-per will one with ann romney tonight on abc news starting at 5:00. you don't want to miss that. hearing underway the former falls church convicted ofairman child sex abuse. copartner found guilty in may of molesting katia bill girl during sleepover with his daughter. victims were nine and 10 years old. molesting two girls. he was chairman of the falls church city democratic committee 2006-2007. a fourth bill teenager sentenced to 60 years in prison for murdering his 92-year-old neighbor. the 16-year-old plant guilty to murdering thelma steele and her heights afterct they got into an argument. then he went back to a home and cash and credit cards. the state's attorney helped a press conference about the sentencing. was a horrific death. to
ABC
Sep 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
, certainly, in the united states, that i'm aware of. >> reporter: so far, eight people have come down with the hantavirus. three of them have died in states as far flung as california, pennsylvania and west virginia. and there could be more cases as far away as france. the main outbreak traced to the popular curry village campsite, where rhodens burroed into tents. now, a second site. warnings like these went out to 10,000 people who visited curry village since june. late this week, notices went out to an additional 19 visitors at tuolome visitors. 29,000 park visitors in all, all being warned about the hantavirus symptoms. they include fever, fatigue, and chills at first. they give way to coughing, breathing problems as the lungs filled with fluid. >> i had a mouse run across my head. scared me pretty good. >> the only way for someone to contract hantavirus, is to breathe in particles of mouse feces and fluid. >> reporter: it's easy to think the initial symptoms are a common flu. while there's no cure, early detection, as well as supervision, when a life is on the line. >>> new worri
ABC
Sep 10, 2012 11:35pm EDT
drinking merlot and i look across the table and here's the president of the united states drinking iced tea and chomping on nicorette. >> did you offer him a cigarette? >> oh, i did not. i did not. nor did he ask for one. >> reporter: president obama spoke to woodward in the oval office. >> by that time i quit smoking, but, you know, i was making sure he had an ashtray, you know, you know he'd be having a sip of wine and we could have a good conversation and i permanently think he genuinely wanted to get something done, so i'm feeling fairly optimistic. >> reporter: woodward calls it the merlot and nicorette meetings and initially the two sides inched toward each other and a place they'd never gone before entitlement cuts plus tax increases, but then a single phone call will sink it all. the president says he simply called with the possibility of getting even more taxes. even now the two men disagree on what they heard each other say. >> i want to be very emphatic here. at no point did i say, john, take it or leave it what i said to him was, you have to tell me how many votes do you plan to
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
. they say they want good relations with the united states. but what's happening here is deliberate provocation, at a transitional time. so, while this film came out, and was kind of hidden in the internet, blogosphere for a while, until it got an arabic subtitle, an arabic soundtrack. then it became prominent. and local imams started to whip up the fervor again. >> and they don't have the same kind of control. >> they do and they don't. there's police out there and still standing. in libya, it's slightly more chaotic, still, in terms of bringing militants in and arrange the full security process there. but this is something that really has to be watched as we go forward because there is a transition. and by and large, it's pro-american in that region. >> christiane amanpour, thank you very much. >>> george, let's get to the other story breaking overnight. record rains and flash flooding in the southwest. homes have been evacuated. dozens of people have been had to be rescued from the roofs of their cars. ginger zee is watching it all. >> the one behind me from las vegas. that's veg
ABC
Sep 14, 2012 4:00am EDT
, the president of the united states. >> guiltiest pleasure? >> i suppose it's "sportscenter." and my wife thinks it's a sickness. >> reporter: disease or delight -- 50,000 editions later, it would seem they're both right. for this is "sportscenter." josh elliott, abc news, new york.
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 11:35pm EDT
jobs again. >> it's shocking that a candidate that the president of the united states would go behind closed doors and declare to wealthy donors that half of the american voters view themselves as victims. president obama had his own moment caught on tape in a private fund racer, whezor, whe said some cling to their guns in religion. four years later romney explains his own words after the campaign gave them no bounds and the president leading many in the key battleground states. >> as for the person who took that video. he does not work for the obama campaign or democratic party. tonight governor romney stood by the 47% argument. saying people that get help from the government might not like his plan for less government, when he talked about sliver of independent voter, he talked about the ones who voted for president obama before. he actually said many of them love the phrase that he's over his head in talking about president obama. the question is, will they love hearing that phrase said behind closed doors now? >> thanks so much for that report. david will have more tomorrow morni
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
and as i said the united states taxpayer had to step in and backstop those funds with a guarantee. we should never want to see that happen again. >>ow do you avoid that at this point? people have money in money market accounts and they think it is money in the bank. when you say break the buck. explain what that means and what steps have you taken to ensure that won't happen again? >> sure. well, people do assume what you are saying is they put a dollar in a money market fund they will get a dollar back out but it is in fact a portfolio of investment securities and they fluctuate in value. so the $1 stable net asset value as we call it is a bit of a fiction. the money market fund may be worth more or less than that at any given moment as the portfolio securities fluctuate. >> mary, there have been so many events to ruin investor confidence. you can look at the flash crash of2010, the software glitch in august. are toward safe? do you have the regulations and personnel to keep them safe? >> i think towainvestos tors are in our market. you think of the flash crash wesh immediately calle
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm EDT
shortage year is unavoidable. the rising cost of feeding and pigs are tied to the drought in the united states and grain-producing countries. generations, with imagine -- we have imagined cars, and now we are halfway there. california's governor has signed google'sking driverless ca streetr legal. drivers can still take the controls in the case of an .mergency, though the proposed future of city living is the opposite of living large. -- thatoot square home is awfully small. san francisco will vote on allowing the smallest homes in the country. plan, new apartments 220 square small as feet. >> dressing room/closet. >> also the pantry. >> it could be half the size of parking spaces. cities, like new york, also trying to go smaller. already one of the couples on abc's hit show past to go home has to go home. these two are in good shape. they ended the evening on top night but this couple, pam anderson and her partner, last.ed dead you can see the results show tonight at 8:00. at 4:00, katie couric what comes a legend. downa streisand katie. it all came about when streisand asked people at
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
communities stronger. >> make no mistake, and nuclear- armed iran cannot be contained. the united states vernment is following an internatitional policy of bullying. >> some people have begun to addle the absurd notion that armed i- middle east. yeah, right. >> president obama was criticized for finding time to view," but he not find time to appear prime minister netanyahu. panetta andnd it's that the on the consulate in libya not the work of an angry mob reacting to an anti muslim but a premeditated terrorist attack. why did they nocome out with that right off the bat? >> because the attack happed after their charlotte , at which dememocrats had proclaimed over and over , despite the football 100 times -- spiked the foototball 0 killing osama bin laden. the implication is that he was the guy who took cacare of al qaeda. week, you he an a affiliates sacking pmc and .he ambassador di administration did not want that contrasting with the great anti-a sororism policy obama had rce on theusan shows pretending that of awas the outgrowth when erybody, age of nine could see .hat it wa premedita
ABC
Sep 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
her judge return her 3-year-old and 5-year-old children to the united states, rather than remain in france with her ex. we'll talk to her in an exclusive interview in a moment. first, the latest from tanya rivero. >> reporter: actress kelly rutherford back to work in new york, on the set of "gossip girl." after the devastating custody ruling, keeping her children away. on the show, she plays a posh and polished mom, that rarely loses her cool. but behind the scenes, the three-year fight with her ex-husband, daniel giersch, over custody of their two children, ages 3 and 5, is reportedly crushing her. on tuesday, a judge ordered the children remain in france with their father, who they've been visiting over the summer. friday, rutherford asked the judge for a stay, which would have brought the kids back to new york while she appeals. but the stay was denied, destroying her last hope of getting the children back before school. giersch is a european citizen, who can no longer enter the u.s. since his visa was revoked. the judge ruled in order to maintain a 50/50 care taking split, th
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard-bearer of the democratic party. now folks, in tampa a few days ago, we heard a lot of talk. oh, about how the president and the democrats don't believe in free enterprise and individual initiatives. how we want everybody to be dependent on the government. how bad we are for the economy. this republican narrative, this alternative universe says that every one of us in this room who amounts to anything, we're all completely self-made. one of the greatest chairmen the democratic party ever had, bob strauss, used to say that every politician wants every voter to believe he was born in a log cabin he built himself. but and strauss then admitted, it ain't so. we democrats, we think the country works better with a strong middle class, with real opportunities for poor folks to work their way into it with a relentless focus on the future, with business and government actually working together to promote growth and broadly shared prosperity. you see, we believe that we're all in this together say far better philosophy than y
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
has new details. >> cnn was just able to confirm that, the united states ambassador to libya, his name is chris stevens, was killed in a rocket attack on the american consulate in libya. you are looking at a picture of him. we kentucky agreed contract with the u.s. mission in benghazi tells cnn he actually saw the body of stevens in the street there in benghazi after the attack on tuesday night. it happened in an eastern libyan city. just to give you an idea of where this is located. reuters is saying the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other embassy staff were killed in this rocket attack. it appears at this point that stevens and the three others were fleeing the consulate when they were killed. i want to show you him once again. he has been working in and out of libya for about five years. he was appointed by president obama as ambassador to libya in may and he has been helping them transition after the fall of muammar gaddafi. it is all just developing now. we are still waiting to hear from the state department. but it is the very latest, we can confirm the united states ambassa
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
for -- kick off her visit to the united states. she will receive the congressional gold medal during her visit to d.c. the nobel peace prize winner and parliamentarians it -- proletarian will visit new york, the midwest, and california. for the first time on american television we are hearing from the former boyfriend of amanda knox. >> his new book is being released today. he is set to appear on the katie couric show today to talk about the murder case, his life after prison and his reunion with kno x. you can get to the 4:00 right here. >> still ahead -- looking back of the lessons learned from the d.c. sniper attacks, which were 10 years ago. >> but up next, giving your kids to eat more fruits and at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call greater washington home. whether it's funding an organization that provides new citizens with job training, working with an anacostia school that promotes academic excellence or supporting an organization that serves 5,000 meals a day across d.c., what's impo
ABC
Sep 6, 2012 2:35am EDT
this with the presidents of the united states. and see them age. just over four years, maybe eight years. >> look like different men when their term is over. that's for sure. ever see how gray, president obama has gotten. difference between '08 and now. staggering. will look like george washington if he gets back in office. coming up next, the medical study could be a game changer for pro football. >> grade school glamour shots. you heard us right. parents posing their kids in elaborate back to school photos. what's be hind the trend? you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by united health care. ing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is
ABC
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
have a campaign that is tied with the incumbent president of the united states. >> reporter: tied in national polls but not leading in any states that may win the race. and after the release of a secret tape, the held of the republican party was asked about the apparent disconnect over changing strategy. >> is he in denial? >> i don't think so, george. i think that we had a good week last week. we were able to frame up the debate. >> reporter: while romney says he doesn't need a turnaround, his campaign is kicking off a new strategy tonight. advisers promise an intense battleground schedule, in colorado tonight, then ohio and virginia. it's still not enough to quiet even republican critics. >> their core problem was carefulness, inability to focus on their own essential meaning. >> i think he's tak faking it. >> reporter: comments like those prompted ann romney's comments a few days ago. >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it? get in a ring. >> reporter: and that provided fodder for "saturday night live." >> that's why running a republican campaign is so hard. if you're a de
ABC
Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is declining, where the american dream is really alive and well again and where the united states maintains its leadership as a force for peace and justice and proererity in this highly competitive world, you have to vote for barack obama. i love our country so much and i know we're coming back. for more than 200 years, through every crisis, we've always come back. people have our demise ever since george washington was criticized for being mediocre with a bad set of wooden false teeth. so far every american that's bid against america has lost money because we always come back. we come through every fire a little stronger and a little better. and we do it because in the end, we decide to champion the cause for our our founders pledged their lives, their fortunes, they're sacred honor, because of forming a more perfect union. my fellow americans, if that is what you want, if that is what you believe, you must vote and you must re-elect president barack obama. god bless you and god bless america. ♪ don't stop thinking about tomorrow ♪ >> and there he was, the former president, bill clinton. g
ABC
Sep 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the greatest cluster which has occurred in the united states that i am aware of. >> reporter: early symptoms, can take up to six weeks to appear, including fatigue, fever, and chills, giving way to coughing and breathing problems as the lungs fill with fluid. the worst part is -- there is no known treatment or cure. >> there is really nothing you can do preemptively if you were exposed to hanta virus. >> reporter: for one of america's oldest and most popular national parks, a serious threat. yosemite's majestic beauty attracts visitors worldwide. now that could mean a worldwide epidemic. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >>> now to phoenix. imagine looking out your window and seeing this, a giant wall of dust, 2,500 feet high. as abc's neal karlinsky tells us, it's just the beginning of the extreme weather erupting there. >> reporter: the giant dust storm that blanket phoenix late yesterday was so thick, so otherworldly people throughout the city took out their cameras to record it. >> this is insane. look at this thing move. it's just moving quickly. >> reporter: time lapse captures it b
ABC
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
.ncicap.org-- >> and a search for justice tonight after a deadly attack. the united states helping to rebuild a country. good evening. our big story at 6:00 the u.s. government wants to know what was behind the killings of the american ambassador and three others during an assault in libya. >> they are focusing on the motives behind the attack. they are looking into whether it was a planned terrorist strike to mark the anniversary of the september 11 attacks. scott thuman is following the latest in the developments. >> maureen, gordon, yes there is a lot of confusion about what happened and who is responsible. it appears to be a random demonstrations spiraling out of control, and some think it might have been a cover for a larger terror attack. widespread anger all directed at the u.s., and yesterday now a big concern, and the ambassador and three others now killed, and
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 6:00am EDT
survey on car seat and booster seat use and installation in the united states. the national highway traffic safety administration says car crashes are the number one killer of children under the age of 12. >> we have 57 degrees on this refreshing monday morning. still ahead on "good morning washington" -- >> there's a new study that reveals teens who sexted are more sexually active. >> but it's also telling us something about how well at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call greater washington home. whether it's funding an organization that provides new citizens with job training, working with an anacostia school that promotes academic excellence or supporting an organization that serves 5,000 meals a day across d.c., what's important to the people of greater washington is important to us, and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. >> new information on teen sexting. a study being published next month found that teens wh
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
that a candidate for the president of united states would go behind doors to wealthy donors that say americans are unwilling to take personal responsibility for their lives. president obama had his own moment caught on tape at a fund-raiser. in which he said some voters cling to their guns and religion. >> it's not surprising to me that they get bitter. >> reporter: four years later, it's romney explaining his own words, just as the campaign was looking to reboot, after their convention gave them no bounce. and with the president leading in many key battleground states. david muir, abc news, new york. >> the buzz on this story is expected to grow with the release of more video clips. but we're unlikely to see romney today, as he has no public events on his schedule. >>> the other major story we're following is unfolding in afghanistan this morning. the deadliest attacks so far to avenge that american-made film insulting the prophet muhammad. a suicide bomber driving a car filled with explosives, slammed into a minivan with foreign aid workers traveling to kabul's airport. a military islamic gr
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
their guns, didn't. fought crossing the bridge into german territory. dwight d. eisenhower, t of the united states. heroism still appreciated by veterans of other wars. he did a lot in his day. we all appreciate that. still drives, still still thinks like a soldier. >> it is the ultimate test of strength of your will power and courage. believe you are going to make it. >> he and 175 other world war two veterans will be honored tomorrow at a special ceremony at the silver spring civic building. it is open to the public. one final chance for everyone to say thank you. we all say thank you. >> a legal victory for the duke cambridge pretty ordered the has publisher of a gossip magazine all copies of the that showcased topless. the magazine faces a 10,000 euro time it violates the order. that has done little to slow spread of the photos already of the publication. meanwhile, they have wrapped up day jubilate tour. prince william called it the highlight to the trip. there were flower girls and gatt and grass skirts. is a look at what is up tomorrow -- is a business andr couric will talk about eve
ABC
Sep 18, 2012 6:30pm EDT
the united states. this border crossing at eagle pass, texas is on alert and residents of the sleepy border city have been warned to call police if they see strangers. mexican prosecutors say the escapees, including many members of violent drug cartels, dug a tunnel through the prison's workshop. while a great escape through a tunnel may remind you of the "shawshank redemption," in this case it wasn't just one escapee. all 129 squeezed one by one through an opening a few feet wide. they used ropes and electric cables to full them suches to the guard tower where they tied up the guard. next they cut the chain link fence that stood between them and freedom and ran for it. authorities think the tunnel had been around a few months and doubt the inmates dug it without anyone knowing. in fact, police have detained the prison director and a dozen guards suspecting this escape was an "inside job." tonight, mexican special forces working to put the escapees back there. ryan owen, abc news, dallas. >>> now we have late news to report from chicago. the teachers who have been on strike for more than a
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 81